Men Golfers Fourth After Two Rounds at Pepperdine
Oct. 8, 2001
SOMIS, Calif. - Three golfers placed among the top 20 as Oregon fired rounds of 303 and 297 to stand in fourth place at 600 following the first two rounds of the Pepperdine Club Glove Invitational, played Monday at the 6,884-yard, par-72 Saticoy Country Club.
Oregon's John Ellis was tied for 13th at 4-over 148. The junior from San Jose, Calif., was the only Duck to shoot par Monday with a 72 in the second round. Also in the top 20 for the Ducks were senior Aaron Byers, tied for 17th at 5-over 149, and junior Chris Carnahan, tied for 20th at 6-over 150. Carnahan, a junior from Albany has fired five consecutive rounds of 75, dating to the Oct. 1-2 Husky Invitational.
In the team competition, Pepperdine forged a 14-stroke lead after the first two rounds. The host Waves shot 292-288 for a 580 total. San Jose State was second at 594, followed by California at 595, Oregon and then Fresno State at 602. Colorado State and UC Santa Barbara were tied for sixth at 603, followed by San Diego State at 606, Alabama-Birmingham at 608, Southeastern Louisiana at 611, Long Beach State at 616 and Oregon State rounded out the field at 625.
Pepperdine's Jason Allred shot a 3-under 141 for a three-stroke lead in the individual competition going into the final round. Alabama-Birmingham's Daniel Ozley and San Diego State's Scott Henderson were tied for second at even par. Allred's teammate Michael Beard was two strokes back.
Final round action is slated to get underway at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Pepperdine Club Glove Intercollegiate
Saticoy Country Club
First and Second Rounds
6,883 Yards, Par-72
TEAM SCORES - 1, Pepperdine, 292-288-580. 2, San Jose State, 295-299-594. 3, California, 302-294-596. 4, Oregon, 303-297-600. 5, Fresno State, 297-305-602. 6 (tie), UC Santa Barbara, 300-303-603, Colorado State, 303-300-603. 8, San Diego State, 303-303-606. 9, Alabama-Birmingham, 306-302-608. 10, Southeastern Louisiana, 312-299-611. 11, Long Beach State, 303-313-616. 12, Oregon State, 316-309-625.
OREGON FINISHERS - 13 (tie), John Ellis, Oregon, 76-72-148. 17 (tie), Aaron Byers, Oregon, 76-73-149. 20 (tie), Chris Carnahan, 75-75-150. 36 (tie), Brandon Harnden, 76-77-153. 61 (tie), Chris Heniff, 83-81-164.